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Christelund Farm marketing letter, 1915.
Map of the United States showing major and minor corn growing areas.
Settergren Seed Corn delivery truck, c.1930s.
Horse-drawn wagons hauling bags of seed corn to a railroad station for further transporting, c.1907.
Drawing of the four steps involved in the selective reproduction of better seed.
Alfred Carlsted counting sprouted kernels to determine the percent that germinated, 1914.
Martin Carlsted turning the handle of a manual corn grader to grade and separate different sizes and shapes of kernels, c.1910.
Martin Carlsted turning the handle of a manual corn sheller to remove kernels, c.1910.
A farmer and his wife in bed with ears of corn suspended above them for drying in a warm bedroom.
Racks of corn suspended over a warm kitchen stove.
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